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О происхождении русской философии из духа номадизма. Книга В. Эрна о Г. Сковороде и скифская мифология русского модернизма

Станислав Савицкий (Stanislav Savickij)


Pages 056 - 072

DOI https://doi.org/10.13173/WS.65.1.056




The birth of Russian philosophy from the spirit of nomadism: Vladimir Ėrn’s book on Grigorij Skovoroda and the Scythian mythology of Russian Modernism

The article is an attempt at a reconstruction of the Scythian mythologies within the framework of the intellectual history of Modernism. It focuses on the works of the members of the Vjačeslav Ivanov circle. These intellectuals elaborated a new archaic anti-European program of Russian philosophy and literature, considering as its basis the 4th book of Herodotus’ “History”, devoted to the Scythians, and the myth about the Scythian philosopher Anacharsis. Vjačeslav Ivanov criticizes the values of the French Revolution (1234) in his poem “The Scythian is dancing”. The idea of spiritual nomadism, which is essential for the work of his disciple and friend Vladimir Ėrn, seems to be an echo of the intellectual experience of Vjačeslav Ivanov’s circle. In his book on Grigorij Skovoroda, Vladimir Ėrn postulates spiritual nomadism as a background of Russian philosophy. In the article the context of the formation of Scythian mythology in the community of the Neo-Slavophiles is described as well as its influence on Futurism.

The article is written in Russian.



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